Beyond The Wizards Sleeve are Richard Norris
and London DJ-cum-producer Erol Alkan
. Under this pseudonym the duo are best known for their successful remixes of Peter Bjorn & John
, Tracey Thorn
and Midlake. They released their debut album Beyond The Wizards Sleeve Ark 1 in 2008. Using their skills behind the boards, or magic spells, if you will, they cut-up and paste together old psych and Krautrock tracks, essentially pimpin’ them out. For example, “I Swim Around” manipulates Neu!
’s classic “Hallogallo,” glazing it with freaky samples and backwards masking, while “Bubble Burst”… read more